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Magic: the Parenting

Are they three parents that happen to play Magic, or three Magic players that happen to be parents? Either way you look at it, what ensues is sure to make you smile, laugh, and ponder. See what we did there?

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Magic: the Parenting
Apr 26, 2017 Magic: the Parenting
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Lots of Magic news for the MtG parents to discuss!  Erin shares her prerelease experience and Andrew reveals the show's post-spoiler card for Amonkhet.  They also share their thoughts on the Banned/Restricted updates, how Standard will look after Amonkhet's release, and upcoming products like Iconic Masters and Commander 2017. Don't forget to back the Magic Art Show!  Ends Thursday, April 27 at 8:59 am Eastern!  Help reach the Cosplayer stretch...
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Apr 7, 2017 Magic: the Parenting
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Erin and Andrew are ready for Amonkhet!  They talk about spoilers released so far and what they might bring to the Standard meta game.  They also discuss their latest Magic adventures and get into some Magic creature taxonomy!     Find MtP on Twitter! @mtgparents / Erin: @erinsartstuff / Andrew: @nostrangenames Email the show: magictheparenting@gmail.com
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Jan 11, 2017 Magic: the Parenting
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After a brief technical setback, the MtG Parents are back with a lot to catch up on!  With the full spoiler list for Aether Revolt released, Erin and Andrew reveal the show's post-view card for the set.  They also discuss the new banned list and how it might impact Standard and Modern.  The two also share their thoughts on the latest MtG craze: the Frontier format.  And as an added bonus, Erin reveals her cosplay plans for GP Vegas! Check out Vanessa's cosplay on her Twitter!...
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Dec 10, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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Come meet Erin and Andrew again as they talk about what they've been up to for the last few weeks!  They talk about that while there's a lot of negativity in the world these days, there are ways to get through it and try to find the bright side in life and in Magic.  They also preview where you can find MtP in 2017: GP San Jose (Andrew) and GP Vegas (Andrew & Erin) Erin did her first alter and it turned out amazing!  Check it out:...
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Oct 15, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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After a short break, the MtG parent duo is back!  Erin and Andrew talk about their Kaladesh experiences so far and also reveal the podcast's post-preview card!  They also discuss the importance of clear communication and resolving conflicts not just in Magic, but in every day life.   Find us on Twitter! @mtgparents / Erin: @erinsartstuff / Andrew: @nostrangenames  Email the show: magictheparenting@gmail.com
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Sep 16, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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Can't we all just get along?  This week, Erin and Andrew discuss community, respect, and social media interactions in light of some recent controversies, and they share ideas on how to help make the MtG community better for ourselves and the next generation of players.   Find us on Twitter! @mtgparents / Erin: @erinsartstuff / Andrew: @nostrangenames  Email the show: magictheparenting@gmail.com
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Sep 9, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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Are all dads just silly oafs and all moms just buzzkills?  This week, Andrew and Erin discuss these common stereotypes and societal expectations applied to mothers and fathers and ways to overcome them.  They also share their excitement for Kaladesh and catch up on listener emails.  This episode also features a guest appearance by baby Jace!   Help out Matt from Magic Training Ground by sending him pauper staples! https://www.mtggoldfish.com/format-staples/pauper/full/spells...
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Sep 2, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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This week, Erin and Andrew discuss inclusivity in the Magic community in light of a recent incident of harassment at a major event.  They also share Conspiracy draft stories and reveal the podcast's Conspiracy post-view card.   Read Amanda's story here: https://medium.com/@sagegnosis/a-tale-of-usc-major-ali-aintrazi-scg-syracuse-and-myself-7b3efcae7223#.ek9ajsb4f   Find us on Twitter! @mtgparents / Erin: @erinsartstuff / Andrew: @nostrangenames  Email the...
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Aug 19, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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Andrew and Erin are back after a week off and they have lots of spoilers to catch up on!  Hear what cards they're most excited about from Conspiracy and From the Vault: Lore, as well as their thoughts on recent Pro Tour changes.   Erin's cosplay tokens are available here, from Cardamajigs: https://cardamajigs.com/collections/erins-art-stuff  Find us on Twitter! @mtgparents / Erin: @erinsartstuff / Andrew: @nostrangenames  Email the show: magictheparenting@gmail.com
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Aug 5, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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Guest host Matt Baetzhold of Magic Training Ground joins Erin and Andrew to talk about his experience with bringing Magic into schools.  They also discuss the new GP schedule for 2017 and recent Pro Tour changes, as well as their experiences with Eldritch Moon post-release.   Matt's training video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XS0ooyW4-Y Matt's article on teaching new players: ...
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Jul 22, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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MtG dad John joins Erin and Andrew to talk about Eldritch Moon prerelease adventures, stories behind favorite cards, and how their kids got their names.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Find us on Twitter! @mtgparents / Erin: @erinsartstuff / Andrew: @nostrangenames / John: @n3rdyhojn  Email the show: magictheparenting@gmail.com
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Jul 15, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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Andrew and Erin welcome fellow MtG dad Phil to the discussion this week to talk about how to get friends and family into fantasy-type games like Magic when the fantasy aspects are too daunting.  The podcast's "post-view" card for Eldritch Moon is also announced. 
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Jul 8, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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What Magic: the Gathering format is best for kids?  Erin, Mike, and Courtney explore several of them to try to answer that question.  They also bring back "Kids Review Cards" as Erin and Mike's daughter, Freyja, reviews an exciting new planeswalker.   Courtney's commander decks: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/the-land-continues-to-burn-1/ (Jaya Ballard, Task Mage) http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/countless-counters-1/ (Ezuri, Claw of Progress)...
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Jul 1, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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The giveaway winner's topic is featured this week as Erin, Andrew, and Mike talk about what they've learned in Magic that's helped them in parenting (and vice versa!).  They also discuss the new cards and mechanics announced so far for Eldritch Moon, and invite a special guest to help out.
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Jun 24, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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Mike and Courtney return to talk with Erin and Andrew about Eldritch Moon spoilers and the best ways to trade cards.  The winner of the GP LA playmat giveaway is also announced!
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Jun 19, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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Happy Fathers Day to our MtG Dads!  This week, Erin and Andrew are joined by their spouses, Mike and Courtney, to discuss taking an interest in your child's interests (even if it isn't Magic!).  They also share stories from Eternal Masters Draft Days and talk about feeling guilty when spending time away from the kids. Courtney's article: http://www.cardconfidants.com/guilty-pleasures/
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Jun 14, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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While Erin is on a business trip, Courtney returns with Andrew to answer a listener question about formats and budgets as an MtG parent, and the two tell the story of how their son impacted their Magic playing both before and after his arrival.
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Jun 6, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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They're back (mostly)! This week, Erin and Andrew are joined by Andrew's wife Courtney. In this episode: GP:LA | Andrew is now a L2 judge | kids at large events | EMA |  Also...WE'RE HAVING A GIVEAWAY!   
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May 23, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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This week the gang switches up the format a bit: Bryce is away, Andrew is at Grand Prix: LA, and Erin takes over host duties. All of these make for a shorter than normal episode, but fear not! We have a couple of neat interviews to hold you over until Friday :)
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May 12, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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This week on Magic: the Parenting, the gang discusses how we interact with the people across the table from us, and how those actions affect the youngins.
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May 5, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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They're back!!! After taking a month to recharge their batteries, the gang returns to talk about Magic, art, and that thing called life.
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Mar 24, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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This week the gang tackles their first listener submitted question, and it's a good one!
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Mar 20, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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The gang is back after a short hiatus! Topics include Andrew's GPDC adventure, Shadows Over Innistrad spoilers, Bryce makes a tough decision, and some sweet sealed sideboard tech.
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Mar 3, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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This week, the gang talks about upcoming sets, getting your kids interested in Magic, and the Great Manland Debate (we're done, we promise)
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Feb 26, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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On this episode of Magic: the Parenting, the gang talks "Manlands vs. Anything Else", people who can't handle seeing cleavage, traveling to tournaments with the kids, and inclusive colloquial terms.
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Feb 18, 2016 Magic: the Parenting
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Welcome to Magic: the Parenting! In this innaugural episode, you'll get to know our hosts: Andrew, Erin, and Bryce. What hijinx will they get into? Only one way to find out!